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Composers: remember that when you write for an orchestra, the audience will be mostly grey-haired (if they have hair at all), but very attentive – they paid to listen after all.

Some more photos to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of my CD "The Alphorn in Manhattan", an iconic sound adventure in NYC from 1997.

My weeklong artist-in-residence at the Mishima Contemporary Music Days in Mishima Japan was not only full of memorable concerts ...

In the opera I am writing, Adam and Eva, two old unicorns swim downstage and offer an ironic take on some heavy thoughts ...

Until just recently, I always had a negative take on the common saying "Jack of all trades, master of none" thinking that applied to me and my multiple fields of endeavor.

A "tongue-in-ear" homage to complex simplicity in our simply complicated world. Back on stage!

What a pleasant surprise for me to see these two nicely produced videos of a pair of older pieces of mine for 8 trombones. Stellar playing indeed by the Dutch group New Trombone Collective, not much more to say. Here the links: Embarkment Fanfare and Introduction with Insight.

So now it is official: Anne-May Krüger and I are writing an opera to be premiered at the Schwetzinger Festspiele 2025.